Announcing the 2021 Ready to Rocket List!

The Ready to Rocket List by Rocket Builders, is an annual list celebrating BC’s Leading Growth Tech companies. These companies are identified as Emerging Rockets (companies poised for growth) or Ready-to-Rocket (companies already scaling revenue) in several categories: Agri-food, ICT, CleanTech, Digital Health, and Life Sciences. “Ready to Rocket” companies, on average, have exceeded a 50%…

BC-Based Peer-to-Peer Social Health App Keeps Outpatients Healthy at Home and Connected to Community During COVID-19

Curatio enables a seamless pivot to online support for outpatients pre and post surgery in response to the pandemic For Barbara in Okanagan Falls, a big priority when it came to her joint replacement surgery was learning how to manage her pain without solely relying on medications. She was also looking for ways to deal…

SFU VentureLabs taps into P.P.E. produced by client company, Flextrapower

SFU VentureLabs client, Flextrapower (formerly Bonbouton), was founded to develop the world’s first smart insole system to help detect inflammation and prevent diabetic amputations. However, when the pandemic struck, founder Linh Le felt the need to respond directly to the crisis.  Flextrapower was born from the research that Le did while studying for his Ph.D.…

Fusion Genomics: Using Next-Generation Sequencing for Early Virus Detection

In late December, the first high-quality genome map of SARS-CoV-2 became available, and it was this availability that jumpstarted global efforts to effectively diagnose and treat the virus. Now imagine if you could obtain this genome map for any infectious disease for every patient without waiting weeks or months and costing no more than current…

Using sound data to identify COVID-19 with Bio Conscious’ Endobits

Last year, Bio Conscious released Endobits, an innovative remote patient monitoring system for physicians that automatically prioritizes high-risk patients and allows for remote consults. Endobits is a companion to Bio Conscious’ flagship diabetes management platform Diabits, which predicts an individual’s blood sugar levels up to an hour in advance. Now Bio Conscious is working on…

Bio Conscious Technologies Launches Endobits Smart Patient Management Platform

Bio Conscious Technologies Inc. is announcing the launch of its Endobits™ platform. The Endobits platform is a secure web portal that provides doctors with real-time patient information and prioritizes those patients by medical risk for more effective care.